Quimperlé, the ideal holiday destination!
On the borders of the Finistère and the Morbihan, Quimperlé is particularly well-known for being crossed by 3 rivers: the Isole, the Ellé and the Laïta, that you can follow all the way to the ocean. From the lower town to the upper town, stroll through its superbly-preserved narrow medieval streets, before setting off to explore the riverbanks, through woodland and forest. And not forgetting all the local specialities, an irresistible treat for any self-respecting foodie!
When looking for somewhere to stay near Quimperlé, nothing beats a seaside address for an invigorating breath of fresh air. Let our luxury campsite in southern Finistère open the doors to its most gorgeous treasures, from the scenic ports of Le Pouldu and Doëlan, to the cobbled streets in the centre of Quimperlé. When it’s time to take a break, make the most of the covered and heated swimming pool, the outdoor sports grounds or simply a well-deserved rest in your fully-equipped cottage. And to get back to nature and fully recharge the batteries, opt for a tree-planted camping pitch!
Visit Quimperlé with the family
The area around Quimperlé is simply brimming with activities perfect for families who come to enjoy all the charms of southern Brittany. If the town centre and its medieval architecture is certain to take you far away from the everyday, it’s in the heart of nature, just south of Quimperlé, that the kids will be able to work off their over-abundant energy. Head for the state-owned forest of Clohars-Carnoët and an enticing walk along the Laïta with the family!
On a beautiful summer’s day, nothing beats visiting Quimperlé by canoe. Along the Ellé in the town centre, or on the Laïta all the way to the ocean, discover an original and thoroughly entertaining way to explore Quimperlé!
Visit Quimperlé as a couple
Abbeys, churches, elegant town mansions... Quimperlé is overflowing with historical treasures to discover as you stroll its narrow cobbled streets. In the lower town, you can’t fail to be enchanted by the Sainte-Croix Abbey, founded in the 11th century with its characteristic circular design. All around, authentic half-timbered houses are waiting to take you on a romantic journey down the ages, adding their own picturesque touch to this attractive little town. What better to put a sparkle in your eyes as you wander hand-in-hand!
Make the most of the moment to visit the famous Archers’ House, a listed historical monument in Rue Dom Morice. Today this 16th century residence is home to temporary exhibitions that blend harmoniously with the building’s own charm. Why not call in for a look?
Camping Quimperlé: our handy tips for a successful stay
Jewel of the upper town, visit the gothic Notre-Dame church, also known as “The Mont-Saint-Michel on Land”!
Forget the car! Quimperlé is a town to visit on foot as you take your time and admire the scenery at your own pace.
Don’t leave without a souvenir photo of the pretty floral bridge with its medieval humpback design!
When passing through Quimperlé, sample the Bélon flat oysters, Baye chitterling sausage and Cornouaille PDO cider. Delicious!